Four states football associations have received fines by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) for the actions of their fans, and lack of security
The Discplinary Committee of the FAM have fined four state football associations after they were found guilty of their fans burning flares, firecrackers and smoke bombs during recent Super League matches.
According to Utusan, the four associations are Pahang Football Association (PBNP), the Football Association of Selangor (FAS), the Football Association of Perak (PBNP) and the Football Association of Terengganu (PBSNT), with the fines totalling RM75,000 altogether.
PBNP was fined on six incidents taking place in the games against Lions XII and Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) in January and February. PBNP admitted their guilt, conceding that their fans fired up flares and that they failed to provide enough security, and they were fined RM5000 for each accusation.
The FAS received a RM15,000 fined for their fans burning flares following the game with T-Team in January. The fined was also for their failure to provide enough safety for the fans during the game.
For similar reasons, PAFA have been fined RM20,000 on four accusations, including burning flares when their player scored a goal as well as firing up firecrackers after the game ended.
For PBSNT, T-Team were fined RM10,000 after some of the crowd managed to enter the field during the game against JDT at Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah, Terengganu last January.
All four associations also received strong warnings from the FAM to make sure that the incidents would not happen again in the future.
When commenting on whether the FAM would take actions against the Ultras Malayas for the their actions during the Malaysia vs Philippines earlier this month, he stated that it was out of their control and it is up to the AFC to make the decision.